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As we approach the holiday season and the conclusion of what has been an especially challenging year, please join us in our effort to provide hope to those whose lives are affected by mental illness. Now more than ever, help and hope are needed.

THERE ARE NUMEROUS WAYS TO GIVE HOPE


MAKE A ONE-TIME OR RECURRING GIFT

Through ongoing generous support, NAMI’s programs and services are able to remain free of charge to individuals, families, and educators. The important work we do would not be possible without your help. If you prefer to give on your phone, you can text NAMI to 243-725.

Make a Donation



JOIN THE NAMI METRO SUBURBAN FAMILY

Give the gift of NAMI membership to a loved one or become a member yourself. Members receive NAMI National Advocate Magazine, our weekly electronic newsletter, program discounts, and access to member-only resources at NAMI.org. An annual individual membership costs $40 and a household membership costs $60. If you act soon and purchase a household membership between now and the end of the year, you'll receive a set of five, single-design notecards created exclusively for NAMI Metro Suburban by a Drop-in Center participant.

Gift a NAMI Membership


GIVE A GIFT OF HOPE

Purchase a gift of hope for or in honor of a special friend. 

  • One Ending the Silence education class ($25) 
  • One Living Room visit for a client in crisis ($50)  
  • One NAMI Household Membership ($60) 
  • Provide five holiday dinners at the Drop-in-Center to individuals living with a mental illness and no place to go for the holidays. ($100)

Give a Gift of Hope



SUPPORT NAMI METRO SUBURBAN ON GIVING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2020

Cyber Monday and Black Friday bargains are designed to lure eager holiday shoppers. Giving Tuesday is designed to remind us of the true meaning of the holiday season and to encourage us to give back to a cause that is near and dear to our hearts. We’d be honored if you gave back to NAMI Metro Suburban on Giving Tuesday.

Find us on Instagram or consider creating a fundraising event on Facebook. Or make a donation in any one of the ways listed on this page.


 

PURCHASE SPACE IN OUR BOOK OF HOPE

This unique, electronic Book of Hope, due to be published in early 2021, will include a compilation of inspiring notes, dedications, and wishes of support from both organizations and individuals who have contributed to or been touched by the work we do at NAMI Metro Suburban. The messages will be in the form of full-color static ads and one and two-minute videos. To spread a message of hope far and wide, the book will be distributed directly to thousands of NAMI contacts and posted on our website and social media platforms. A message of hope can be purchased at the levels listed below. After you complete the Book of Hope order form (found by selecting the button below), a staff member will follow up with you to help you complete the submission process. The submission deadline for the Book of Hope is Monday, December 7, 2020. Questions regarding this Gift of Hope project can be directed to Meg Heinz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A message of hope can be purchased at the levels listed below:

  • One Sentence Message of Hope ($50)
  • 2” x 4” Business Card Size Message of Hope ($100)
  • ½ page color Message of Hope ($250)
  • Full-page color Message of Hope ($500)
  • 1-minute video Message of Hope ($1,000)
  • 2-minute video Message of Hope ($2,500)

Contribute to the Book of Hope



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OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT NAMI METRO SUBURBAN

  • Refer a friend in need. The holidays can be especially difficult for people. If you know someone hurting, please direct him or her to the many free resources available through NAMI. 
  • Offer occasional volunteer support. Call our local office at 708-524-2582 to see what needs are available and what might work best for you.

NAMI Metro Suburban works to end mental health stigma, so people and families can get the help they need. With prevention and education for youth and families, no-cost alternatives to the ER for crisis through our Living Rooms, and ongoing social, emotional, and employment support, we offer hope and healing to nearly 20,000 people every year. Joining this cause helps to offer hope where there may be none, and, in turn, transforms lives.

To learn more, follow these links